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|Program Length||1,600 hours|
|Average Completion||12 months|
|Program Length||900 hours|
|Average Completion||8 months|
In the School's Words
Bellus Academy is an award-winning beauty and wellness institution dedicated to graduating career-ready professionals. We specialize in advanced training and have built a reputation for innovative education, consistently nabbing top honors in Modern Salon's national Excellence in Education program. As the most awarded beauty school in the world, Bellus Academy has been named the "best beauty school in the nation" two years in a row by Modern Salon and was most recently awarded the number one beauty school in North America by Intercoiffure.
We offer financial aid to those who qualify. We also have ongoing scholarships for recent high school graduates and military.
Our El Cajon Campus
As a fixture in the community for more than 40 years, our El Cajon campus was completely renovated in 2008 and has been updated throughout the years, adding new classrooms to our growing campus.
Our Cosmetology program includes professional training in all aspects of the beauty industry. The program includes an iPad, where much of the curriculum is taught in conjunction with a social learning experience. Our salon floor gives students the experience needed to develop their craft and work with clients. We also offer advanced Cosmetology programs.
Our Barber/Cosmetology program leads to dual licensure for students and is designed to give our graduates a competitive edge, as we teach the business-side of the industry including retailing, sales techniques and budgeting. Our curriculum includes technical training along with state board prep.
Our Esthetics curriculum covers a variety of skin care techniques ranging from facials, chemical exfoliation, hair removal, microdermabrasion and more. We offer advanced programs that will allow you to wow employers in luxury and medical spas. Bellus Academy is proud to be selected as the first U.S. School to partner with CIDESCO, recognized as the world’s most prestigious qualification in the field of Esthetics, to offer a specialized certification in Skin Care.
About This School
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59% of students received financial aid. Students were awarded $4,837 on average.
First-time undergraduate students in the 2021 school year.
As of 2021 this school has 226 students enrolled with a student-to-teacher ratio of 23:1.
Information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2023.
This school is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS).